Furthering the list of domestic sponsors of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games, Cisco Systems G.K. (Cisco) joined the Olympic Bandwagon as an Official Partner, following the railway transport companies Japan Metro and JR East in the category.
In the domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme, the Organising Committee has already got 37 entries with this with 22 being in the same category, ie. the Official partners.
Cisco Systems G.K., a Japanese subsidiary of Cisco Systems Inc., will be the Technology partner and has been attributed the category “Network Equipment.”
Speaking about the new official partner, the Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori said, “The company has a wealth of experience and a proven track record of supporting the communication of complex and diversified Games-related information and images at previous editions of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Network Equipment category.”
Further speaking about the association, he added, “We are delighted that Cisco will be a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner in the increasingly sophisticated ICT world in the lead up to the 2020 Games, and we are confident that our partnership with Cisco will contribute to making the Tokyo 2020 Games the most connected Games in history.”
On the other hand, the President and General Manager of Miyuki Suzuki, speaking about the new association, commented, “We are extremely honored that we have the opportunity to support the success of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games as the Tokyo 2020 Official Partner in the Network Equipment category.”
Speaking further about their Olympic inclusion as a partner, he said,”We will evolve our accomplishments at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Games and contribute to the success of Tokyo 2020 by providing cutting-edge network equipment.”
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Commitee has left no area unattended in terms of aspects related to the Olympic Games, with the partnerships they have brought in the transport companies, technology services partners, catering services partners and likewise, not letting the things open till the year of Olympics.